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Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include G - BSU Archive
    1 - Training Room 101: Centre for Creativity
    2 - CE 201.

Location

  • This venue is situated in the Bath Spa University, Newton Campus.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Oldfield Park.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the right of the venue in front of the Corston Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 368cm x 457cm (12ft 1in x 14ft 12in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the Castle Entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 67m (73yd 10in) from the Castle Entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The patron does have to cross a road.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Castle Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in front of the entrance.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 184cm (6ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Castle Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the building.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the first and second doors.
  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There are three steps in front of the first entrance with no doors and four in front of the actual entrance door.
    • There are handrails on either side of the first entrance but only for the third step.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music/noise.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is an infrared hearing loop located in the BSU Archive.
    • There is a hearing assistance system within CE.G01, 101 and 201.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is not a landing.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the Corston Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet is located in the Corston Building.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.